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The Stolen Chapters: Story Thieves, Book 2

By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Worlds collide as the kids land in Sherlock Holmes mystery.

Book James Riley Fantasy 2016
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This sequel's ever-surprising plot, wacky-and-a-bit-dark humor, and relatable worries of the tween characters will please Book 1's fans and recruit lots of new ones for the Story Thieves series. On any page of this wild tale you'll find alien planets, cartoon criminals, a deranged descendant of Sherlock Holmes, or an angsty discussion about being the product of someone else's imagination. And that's just the beginning, as author "James Riley" tries to stir up confusion about whether he exists, confronts kids with their fictional selves, and more. Not every reader is going to have the patience for The Stolen Chapters' sheer looniness, but those who do will be thoroughly entertained.

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